Super Falcons begin training in camp ahead of France friendly


The Super Falcons of Nigeria will hold their first training session on Thursday morning, starting from 10:00 hours, ahead of a glamour friendly tie against France which is scheduled on Friday, April 6.

The latest of invited players the duo of S.B.V. Excelsior striker, Sophia Omidiji and Cyprus club’s Barcelona FA defender, Ngozi Ebere were the last two players to link up with the team at the Mecure Hotel in Paris.

Brighton & Hove striker, Ini Umotong has also arrived in Le Mans after playing for her team against Tottenham Hotspur last weekend, bringing the total number of players in camp to eighteen, with the squad made up of two goalkeepers, six defenders, three midfielders and seven strikers.

Thomas Dennerby’s wards will have their first workout at Le Clos Fleuri ground this morning (Thursday) and the second session will hold at MmArena by 1800 hours.

The France -Nigeria friendly is expected to begin at the Stade MMArena at 2100 hours on Friday.

In February, the home-based Falcons took third place at the WAFU Women Cup of Nations in Abidjan following a penalty shoot-out defeat by Ghana in the semifinal.


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